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Territory Acknowledgement for University of St. Thomas, St. Paul campus
Learn more about languages spoken on this land:
A guide to indigenous land acknowledgement
From the Native Governance Center, based in St. Paul, MN. This is a guide to reflecting on and creating an indigenous land acknowledgement. Developed based on a panel discussion about land acknowledgements on Indigenous People's Day, Oct. 14, 2019.
A guide to creating and using territory acknowledgements. The site Native-land lets you search for a location and will provide you information on territories and treaties for that location.
Guide to Acknowledging First Peoples & Traditional Territories
From the Canadian Association of University Teachers. The practices listed in this guide are helpful. The guide has collected statements from many Canadian universities.
Are you planning to do a land acknowledgement?
An insightful post that walks through things to think about when doing a land acknowledgement. From American Indians in Children's Literature
'I regret it': Hayden King on writing Ryerson University's territorial acknowledgement
An Aug. 2019 interview with Hayden King, an Anishinaabe writer who helped write Ryerson University's territorial acknowledgement in 2012. King talks about territorial acknowledgements, what they mean in today's political climate and how they can be improved.
Beyond Territorial Acknowledgements
Written by Chelsea Vowel, a Métis from manitow-sâkahikan. She is is currently a graduate student and Cree language instructor at the Faculty of Native studies at the University of Alberta. This essay is written in response to the CAUT guide and is an exploration of the purpose and practice of territorial acknowledgements, as well as what it might mean to go beyond them.
The Inclusive Syllabus
Creating an Inclusive Syllabus
From Grinnell College, ideas for your consideration in creating an inclusive syllabus. The ideas listed on this page are not for specific readings, but rather ways of setting up your syllabus to make it more inclusive.
Clear and useful information about creating a syllabus that is accessible to all students. From Tulane University.
The University of St. Thomas library has a service called Resource Lists. This is a Canvas-embedded tool that helps you make your course readings more accessible and affordable for your students.
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